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22100 GBP/year
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About

Aimed at resourceful people with excellent communication and organisational skills, this Librarianship course at University of Sheffield is ideal for those with ambitions to work in library and information roles across a wide variety of sectors. The MA and PG Diploma awards are CILIP accredited. 

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Overview

In the Librarianship programme from the University of Sheffield , you'll be introduced to the best current thinking and practice needed to enter this fast developing sector. You'll learn core competencies in IT, management and information handling, together with a wide range of specialisms.

Key Features  

  • Library and information professionals need strong information handling, managerial and interpersonal skills, plus an understanding of the power of technology to transform information services provision. 
  • They must also have the imagination, commitment and enthusiasm to play a part in the exciting changes taking place in the fast-developing information world.

Accreditation

  • This course is accredited by CILIP

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Management for Library and Information Services
  • Information Organisation
  • Information Literacy 
  • Libraries, Information and Society
  • Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need at least a good 2:2 in any subject and work experience would be helpful, but it is not a necessity.
  • If you do not have an undergraduate degree but have other qualifications and substantial relevant work experience you may be considered for entry onto the Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma courses. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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